Nelson Mandela - was adopted by the Thembu regent, Chief Jongintaba Dalindyebo. He was given a Christian name by his teacher - "Nelson" means "the son of the champion.
Esquire cover may 2010 Madiba - Nelson Mandela - South Africa
Nelson & Winnie 1962 Mandela led armed wing of African National Congress
In the wake of Mandela's death Thursday, President Obama said: "We will not likely see the likes of Nelson Mandela again." But this photo has us looking forward.